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I didn’t want to be the labourer, that’s all. If we could have talked a little about what she wanted and what was a good way to do it, then I could have helped. 434 more words


Like a cat in a bag...

So I just started reading – trying to read – Reasons To Stay Alive by Matt Haig.

I’ve not read too much over the years by fellow sufferers of anxiety and depression. 939 more words


Identity is a curse

Identity is a mould, a frame that shapes you. It can also be your worst constraint. Either if it is individual or collective.

Individual may appear to be the worst of both, because if it’s too strong, too well-defined it might isolate you from the rest of people, and after all we all need others (perhaps not as much as we’re told to believe we do, which is funny in such an individualistic world as the one we’re living in… but we do). 79 more words

My Feelings Regarding Alienation

I am currently going through a situation where I feel my children have been alienated from me.  I would like to reach others parents who have been in my situation in the hopes of giving and gaining light on how to cope. 573 more words


Spock -v- Spock, 2106

My new diary (see previous post) fell open at a quote from the other Spock, that evil twin, Dr Benjamin. ‘Happiness,’ he says ‘is mostly a by-product of doing what makes us feel fulfilled.’ So far, so asinine. 587 more words

The Rattle Bag

2/10/16 - Lose the image

Sermon for Ash Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Text: Mark 14:66-72

While Peter was below in the courtyard, one of the servant-girls of the high priest came by. 1,406 more words



Why do we alienate ourselves when we’re struggling?

I’m an introvert. I get it. Sometimes you want to get away an recharge.

But there’s a dark side to hiding away. 128 more words